Crisis in Haiti comes after decades of turmoil: A chronology

Chaos in Haiti has reached new heights in recent weeks. Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he would step down amid growing violence and a humanitarian crisis. Armed gangs, whose power has surged in the vacuum left by the still-unsolved assassination of President Jovenel Moïse in 2021, have overrun much of the Caribbean country, leaving it … Read more

A Turkish artisan has kept the Istanbul skyline lit during Ramadan for decades. He may be the last

ISTANBUL — In the heart of Istanbul, on top of the towering minarets that dot the city’s skyline, 68-year-old Kahraman Yildiz toils away at a craft that has illuminated the Muslim holy month of Ramadan for generations. Yildiz, a master of Mahya, the unique Turkish tradition of stringing religious messages and designs between minarets, is … Read more

Colorado Bureau of Investigation finds DNA scientist manipulated data in hundreds of cases over decades

A now-former forensic scientist with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) manipulated or omitted DNA test results in hundreds of cases, an internal affairs investigation found, which prompted a full review of her work during her nearly 30-year career at the agency. The CBI released the findings of the investigation into Yvonne “Missy” Woods Friday, … Read more

David Lynch’s presence has been haunting video games for decades

Receiving Station H is an electrical substation overseen by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Its purpose: changing the voltage of incoming currents and sending them out toward LA’s Miracle Mile and other destinations. Its admirer: the American filmmaker David Lynch, who visited its location in the ’90s, raised his camera, and clicked. … Read more

European Central Bank posts first annual loss in decades

Rain falls over the finance district and the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany. Thomas Lohnes | Getty Images News | Getty Images The European Central Bank on Thursday reported its first annual loss since 2004, following hefty payouts due to higher interest rates. It reported losses of 1.3 billion euros ($1.4 billion), which would … Read more

For rights campaigner in Greece, same-sex marriage recognition follows decades of struggle

ATHENS, Greece — Years before starting a family of her own, Stella Belia was already waging a tireless campaign for legal recognition. Her fight may finally be over this week — a few months shy of her twin boys’ 17th birthday. Greek lawmakers are expected to legalize same-sex marriage in a parliament vote Thursday, with … Read more

I got a dangerous surgery at 16 to stop excessive facial blushing, and it ruined my life. Decades later, I can’t feel emotions.

John Larsen after his facial-blushing surgery.Courtesy of John Larsen When he was a kid, he blushed a lot and had sweaty palms — more than your average teen. At 16, he got an endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy to correct his excessive facial blushing. He’s now 40 and still suffering the side effects from the surgery; he … Read more

Storm Ingunn, one of Norway’s strongest in decades, swept up record winds

The latest in a string of storms impacting western and northern Europe this winter rapidly intensified into a bomb cyclone as it swarmed Norway this week, strengthening into one of the strongest storms to hit the country in 30 years. Storm Ingunn, named by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, intensified by around 35 millibars over 24 … Read more

Oakland In-N-Out to Shut Its Doors After 2 Decades Over Soaring Crime

Oakland residents will soon have to travel a little further for their double-double and animal-style fries … cause their local In-N-Out Burger is shutting its doors over increased crime. 𝐎𝐚𝐤𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈𝐧-𝐍-𝐎𝐮𝐭 𝐁𝐮𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐫 𝐂𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐃𝐮𝐞 𝐓𝐨 𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞: The company just confirmed to me with this statement that they’re closing due to ongoing crime & despite “taking … Read more

Jude Law’s Son Raff Law Talks Working With Steven Spielberg Decades After His Dad (Exclusive)

Raff Law is talking about coming full circle to work alongside Steven Spielberg for their new Apple TV+ show, some 24 years after his own father, Jude Law, teamed up with the iconic director.  Chatting with ET from the red-carpet premiere of Masters of the Air, the 27-year-old actor and model said that while he doesn’t … Read more